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GitHub, Seagate, Western Digital & Others Join The Linux Foundation

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Published on 20 August 2014 09:48 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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With LinuxCon starting today in Chicago, the Linux Foundation has announced their latest sponsorship recruits for some major organizations that are now backing the foundation.

Adapteva, GitHub, SanDisk, Seagate, and Western Digital are the latest organizations joining the Linux Foundation. Nearly all Phoronix readers should know GitHub along with storage companies Seagate and Western Digital. Adapteva is the start-up Parallella super-computing board.

These five companies join more than 200 other organizations that are supporting the Linux Foundation. The complete list of corporate members can be found via the LF membership page.

The Linux Foundation also announced this morning that Hitachi and NEC are joining the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative to fund high-profile open-source projects in need.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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